Cranberry Fruit Salad

(Serves 8)

Agar, sometimes known as “Vegetarian Jell-O,” makes a tasty holiday treat that young and old alike will enjoy. Agar or agar-agar is flavorless. You can find it in natural foods stores or Asian markets.  Knox sure-jell is also a good choice.

  • 3 1/2 cups cranberry-apple or apple juice
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberries
  • One 8-ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons agar flakes
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 banana

Combine juice, cranberries, pineapple, salt, and agar flakes in a saucepan.     Bring to a boil.
Simmer, stirring for five minutes or until agar is dissolved and cranberries are soft.
Add blueberries, and cook for about one more minute.    Pour into mold.
Stir in sliced banana.   Refrigerate until firm.

Total calories per serving: 115

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